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George Monbiot - OUT OF THE WRECKAGE: A NEW POLITICS FOR AN AGE OF CRISIS

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In his latest book, OUT OF THE WRECKAGE: A NEW POLITICS FOR AN AGE OF CRISIS, and drawing from many decades of a very interesting life in many different parts of the world, George Monbiot explores the question, how can we rebuild our society, outlining how both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganized from the bottom up. 115 more words

Politics

the back of a stranger's hand

i like riding the bus

not much in the way of public transportation down here though

so i guess i like to remember riding the bus… 480 more words

Poetry

#402 (block of salt)

For the deluges

that have left her

this morning, even

a block of salt

wouldn’t  have sufficed

to contain those rivers,

bursting their banks,

flooding the valleys… 8 more words

Poetry

not the triumphant coming out he had planned

his skills didn’t lie in the regular types of things

he couldn’t draw

or write

or speak all that well

he was a nice guy his neighbors said… 519 more words

Poetry

always the same

erosion

corrosion

fading away

swaying

decaying

always the same

the rain falls from bright blue skies

not a single cloud in sight

ground laid bare under solar radiation… 182 more words

Poetry

Religion Can Facilitate Meaning in a Meaningless World.

Religion has historically offered solace to the duress of life’s fragility, offering hope and comfort when there appears to be none.  The word “religion” means “to bind together,” reflecting humankind’s awareness that the psyche is divided and some unification of this schism is needed for the resulting anxiety to be handled effectively.  247 more words

Christianity

easier to eradicate than medicate

i’m considering self lobotomy

go full old school barbarism and drive a rod in through my tear duct

eradicate the defective parts

i hope that if we do it right the longing and sadness will disappear… 284 more words

Poetry